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According to our surveyed school districts, the use of online assessmentto track students' progress and performance is surprisingly widespread.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • ROUGHLY 70% OF DISTRICTS REPORT IMPLEMENTATION OF SOME FORM OF ONLINE ASSESSMENT
  • MOST WIDELY USED TYPE OF ONLINE ASSESSMENT IS DISTRICT-MANDATED BENCHMARKS
  • COST IS THE STRONGEST INHIBITOR TO EXPANDED ADOPTION OF ONLINE ASSESSMENT

Are you using online assessment in your district?
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What is your district's level of use for each of these types of online assessment?
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Which factors inhibit wider adoption of online assessment in your district?
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—Data courtesy of Jeanne Hayes (The Hayes Connection)and Tom Greaves (The Greaves Group).

Read about the full report, "America's Digital Schools 2007: A Five-Year Forecast," at here.

This article originally appeared in the 02/01/2008 issue of THE Journal.

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